Multidimensional poverty: Evidence from Vietnam Ha Le, Cuong Nguyen and Tung Phung Economics Bulletin, Vol. 35 No. 4 p.A282 Abstract This study examines multidimensional poverty in Vietnam using the method of Alkire and Foster (2007, 2011) and household data from Vietnam Household Living Standard Surveys 2010 and 2012. The poverty is analyzed in five dimensions including health,…

Natural Disasters, Household Welfare and Resilience: Evidence from Rural Vietnam Nguyen, Viet Cuong, Mohamed Arouri and Adel Ben Youssef World Development, 70(C), 59-77. Abstract The study uses commune fixed-effects regressions to estimate the effect of natural disasters on welfare and poverty of rural households in Vietnam, and subsequently examines household and community characteristics that can…

The Urban-Rural Gap in Governance and Public Administration: Evidence from Vietnam Acuna-Alfaro Jairo, Cuong Nguyen, Anh Tran, Tung Phung The International Public Management Review, 16(1), 165-191 Abstract The relationship between development and governance is a central question in the public administration literature on developing countries. Yet, we still understand little about the gap between urban…

Do the poorest ethnic minorities benefit from a large-scale poverty reduction program? Evidence from Vietnam Nguyen Viet Cuong, Daniel Westbrook and Phung Duc Tung The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 2015, vol. 56, issue C, pages 3-14 Abstract To increase the opportunities for poor ethnic minorities to benefit from economic growth the government of…

Does firm privatisation benefit local households? The case of Vietnam Giang Thanh Long, Nguyen Viet Cuong, Vu Thieu, and Vu Van Huong Post-Communist Economies, Vol. 27, No. 4, 547–565. Abstract Although most countries follow a market economy, they still maintain a number of state-owned firms. In Vietnam the process of firm privatisation has been going…

Should Parents Work Away from or Close to Home? The Effect of Parental Absence on Children’s Time Use in Vietnam Nguyen Viet Cuong and Vu Hoang Linh Journal of Human Development and Capabilities , Vol. 27, No. 4, 547–565. Abstract Working away from home might bring higher earnings than working near home. However, the absence of…

Non-Sampling Error and Data Quality: What Can We Learn from Surveys to Collect Data for Vulnerability Measurements? Phung, Tung Duc, Bernd Hardeweg, Suwanna Praneetvatakul und Hermann Waibel World Development, Vol. 71 (July), p. 25-35. doi: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2013.11.008 Abstract This paper investigates the causes for non-response and measurement errors in household panel surveys designed for assessing vulnerability…

The Poverty and Welfare Effects of the 2008 Food Price Crisis in Vietnam: A Decomposition Analysis Phung, Duc Tung and Hermann Waibel. World Food Policy, Volumn 1 (2) Abstract Using panel data from the Vietnam Household Living Standard Survey (VHLSS), this paper examines the impacts of food price increases on welfare and poverty in Vietnam. It…

The impact of trade facilitation on poverty and inequality: Evidence from low- and middle-income countries Nguyen Viet Cuong The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, Vol. 24, No. 3, 315–340, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09638199.2014.898315 Best paper Prize 2015 Abstract Although there are numerous empirical studies on the effect of trade facilitation on international trade and gross domestic…

The role of crop land during economic development: evidence from rural Vietnam Nguyen Viet Cuong and Anh Ngoc Tran European Review of Agricultural Economics, pp. 1–22 Abstract Under economic structural changes, some households intensify farming while others reduce it, resulting in significant changes in landholding. This paper studies the link between such changes in landholding and…

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